The Minister of Girls Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has stated that the demise of famend civil rights activist, Esther Uzoma has left a giant vacuum within the campaign to finish Gender-Based mostly Violence globally (GBV).
Uzoma, earlier than her loss of life following surgical procedure in Abuja on Jan. 6, was the Nationwide Coordinator of Proactive Gender Initiatives (PGI) and the Convener of the Nigerian Civil Society Scenario Room.
Tallen, in an announcement on Sunday, described the deceased as a, “dynamic icon of hope and nice crusader for gender justice.”
“Her demise at the moment has left a giant vacuum in our campaign to finish Gender-Based mostly Violence not solely in Nigeria however the world at giant.
“That is certainly a fantastic loss to humanity, particularly girls and youngsters,” she stated.
Tallen, subsequently, enjoined all Nigerian girls and youngsters to commiserate with the household of Uzoma over her demise.
Esther Uzoma’s loss of life a giant loss to campaign towards GBV – Buhari’s Minister, Tallen